Production Assistant

Recruiter
Tory Burch
Location
Jersey City, NJ, United States
Posted
09 Jul 2021
Closes
14 Sep 2021
Ref
R0007022
JOB SUMMARY

An Assistant Producer would provide admin support on day-to-day basis but also support editorials during pre-production and postproduction. Most importantly, this role would learn/support the on-model production process for both Tory Burch and Tory Sport.

JOB DESCRIPTION

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

The Production Assistant supports the end-to-end production of ecommerce and editorial photography. This will include organizing and partnering with cross functional partners for samples, researching and updating library of models, photographers and stylists, attending shoots and style outs and facilitating the postproduction process.

PRE PRODUCTION
  • Manage library & database of models, approved talent, external freelancers
  • Create model decks and presentations as needed
  • Build out calendars and postproduction schedules as needed
  • Assist in distributing shot lists, call sheets, and project plans to respective teams
  • Coordinate with Sample Ops each shoot to confirm sample readiness via merch reviews and ensure products are on set for scheduled style outs and shoots
  • Work with internal and external teams to coordinate and book fittings or castings
  • Assign metadata for on model imagery- "Styled With"


POST PRODUCTION
  • Update asset management system with final imagery, usage and talent metadata
  • Maintain database of fully executed contracts and releases
  • Facilitate reviews within internal team and external retouching partners.
  • Resolve any call outs by site merchandisers
  • Process any revisions and assigning priorities
  • Closely monitor deadlines and site refreshes to adjust priorities as needed


ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Able to work and collaborate with varying teams and personalities
  • Steller interpersonal and communication skills
  • Assist with ad hoc special projects as needed
  • Strong sense of time management, prioritization, and an ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stay ahead of and identify potential issues to determine best solutions.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel); comfortable with tools in an online environment


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 1-2 years of production/coordination experience required
  • Experience on photo shoot sets preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams); comfortable with tools in an online environment
  • Fundamental knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Bridge, Photoshop) preferred
  • Experience with Airtable, Global Edit is a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills; experience working with high-profile clientele strongly preferred
  • Self-starter who is highly organized and detail-oriented and can handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment


CORE SKILLS

  • Adaptable - Change before you have to
    • Changes course easily - Knows when to be patient and when to push - Works well in the gray - Shows grace under pressure - Owns mistakes and learns from them - Balances multiple priorities
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit - Own it
    • Takes initiative, doesn't wait for direction - Builds for the future - Takes personal ownership and accountability - Is resourceful in getting things done
  • Collaborative - No "I" in Tory
    • Is self-aware and open-minded - Integrates the perspectives of others - Is direct but respectful - Communicates cross functionally - Knows when to get people involved and when to make a decision - Takes an inclusive approach
  • Client & Brand Focus - Put yourself in Tory's shoes
    • Passionate about the brand and the work - Creates a transformational client experience - Makes decisions in the best interest of the company and our customers - Focuses on internal and external customers
  • Live the Values - Being "Buddy"
    • Keeps the "Buddy Values" alive (Kindness, humility, warmth, honesty, loyalty, compassion, integrity, and passion) - It's not just what you do, but how you do it - Contributes to a positive and productive environment
  • Functional Expertise - Know Your Stuff
    • Has the skills necessary to perform the job - Keeps current on trends, skills, and practices - Puts learning into practice


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tory Burch LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) or sexual orientation, gender expression, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability or membership in any other protected class under applicable law. Likewise, we will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

Disability Accommodation

Tory Burch is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you require assistance or an accommodation with the hiring process, please contact talent@toryburch.com .

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